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Most Targeted Industries and Conduct in China’s Antitrust Investigations against Abuse of Dominance

By Cheng Liu, Yun Bi & Jeff Liu (King & Wood Mallesons, Beijing)1   I. INTRODUCTION The abuse of dominant market position is one of the significant...

Competition Enforcement against Unfairly High Prices in China

By Yi XUE (Josh) & Tian GU (Zhong Lun Law Firm)1   Recently, the Anti-monopoly Bureau of the PRC State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”) handed...

A Discussion of VIE-structured Companies from a Merger Review Perspective

By Wei Huang & Chang Gao (Tian Yuan Law Firm)1   Recently, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued special orders to big tech companies to...

Antitrust in Times of National and Global Emergencies

By Reiko Aoki (Japan Fair Trade Commission)1   Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic is being compared to the Spanish flu and other pandemics of the past. Past experiences...

Awards for Compensation in Antitrust: The Road Less Travelled in India

By Sagardeep Rathi & Radhika Seth (Khaitan Co)1   The Competition Act, 2002 (“Competition Act”), which codifies Indian competition law, has now been enforced for over...

Proposed Amendments to China’s Anti-Monopoly Law: What are the Changes and What to Expect?

By Fay Zhou, Arthur Peng, Vivian Cao & Xi Liao1 The Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”) published on January 2, 2020 draft amendments...

The Relevant Market for Travel Agency Services – Online vs. Offline

By Nandish Vyas and Geet Sawhney (Veritas Legal)1 In a major shift from its earlier stand, the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has, in its...

Antitrust Pitfalls in Global Licensing: Perspective from China – A “Glocal” Battleground

By Frank JIANG, John JIANG (Zhong Lun Law Firm)1 Introduction As a participant in the global economy, and in response to current delicate global trade and...

Chinese Private Ligation Rules and the Apple v. Pepper Supreme Court Decision – Standing and Burden of Proof in Private Enforcement

By Yang Yang, Yongbo Li & Yewei Shi (Fairsky Law Firm, Central University of Finance and Economics)1   Introduction In Apple v....

New Regulation on Abuse of Market Dominance and Prospect of Public Enforcement in China

By ZHANG Chenying (Tsinghua University)1 Introduction From August 1, 2008, the date China’s Anti-Monopoly Law became effective, China’s anti-monopoly law enforcement authorities...

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